Are You at Risk for Thyroid Disease?– Get a TSH blood test

Thyroid disease can be inherited from a parent – but it can also skip a generation.

Download and complete this family tree to help your doctor determine your risk for thyroid disease.

Associated Disorders

Remember to include other disorders associated with an increased risk of thyroid disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis (chronic inflammation of the joints in the hands and feet), pernicious anemia (low red blood cells), diabetes and other autoimmune diseases.

Talk to your doctor

If you are at risk, your doctor may request a simple TSH blood test to confirm a diagnosis. A TSH blood test will reveal if TSH levels in the blood are high. If this is the case, it is possible that you are suffering from thyroid disease.

Talk to your doctor

If you are at risk, your doctor may request a simple TSH blood test to confirm a diagnosis. A TSH blood test will reveal if TSH levels in the blood are high. If this is the case, it is possible that you are suffering from thyroid disease.

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